Panda Diplomacy: The Departure of DC’s Beloved Pandas May Signal a Wider Chinese Pullback
By Ashraf Khalil
The potential end of the U.S. National Zoo's panda era comes amid what veteran China-watchers say is a larger trend of deteriorating relations.
China’s Wolf Warriors Aren’t the Majority of the Pack
By Nick Atkinson
A handful of individuals get the most attention for their provocative posts. But do they actually represent the broader population of Chinese diplomats?
China, Afghanistan, and the Belt and Road Initiative: Diplomacy and Reality
By Magnus Marsden
China will face a number of difficulties in implementing the BRI in Afghanistan.
Who Is Qin Gang, China’s New US Ambassador?
By Lizzi C. Lee
Qin has little U.S. experience, unlike his predecessors. But he may have something even more valuable: direct access to Xi Jinping.
China’s Challenges to Global Democracy
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Kevin Sheives.
What Do Chinese People Think of Developed Countries?
By Adam Y. Liu, Xiaojun Li, and Songying Fang
Perceptions of China have darkened in the United States and much of Europe. Are those feelings mutual?
How Chinese Nationalism Is Changing
By Brian Wong
Chinese nationalism used to be aimed at both domestic and foreign audiences. Not anymore.
Interpreting China’s ‘Wolf-Warrior Diplomacy‘
By Zhiqun Zhu
What explains the sharper tone to China’s overseas conduct recently?
China’s Diplomats Show Teeth in Defending Virus Response
By Associated Press
Chinese envoys have taken to using sharper language overseas.
Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Implies US Military Brought Coronavirus to Wuhan
By Ankit Panda
A firebrand Chinese spokesperson implies the U.S. “army” may have brought the virus to China.
China's Diplomacy Has a Monster in its Closet
By Ben Lowsen
Ultra-nationalism is damaging China’s credibility as its ambassadors indulge in curious, chauvinistic and all-too-official tirades.
China's Soft Diplomacy at the Munich Security Conference
By Charlotte Gao
Against the rising tide of “China threat” rhetoric, senior diplomat Fu Ying tries a soft tone.